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November 2017 Tax Cut Will Lead to Trump Victory in 2020

10/30/2017 - By: Hal Lambert

The House’s adoption of the Senate budget resolution sets the stage for a YUGE Trump second-term victory in 2020. This congressional action allows for the passage of a $1.5 trillion tax cut—and that will lead to record job creation and robust economic growth. Republicans in the House and Senate must come together over the next three weeks and pass major tax cut legislation so the United States can once again...

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It’s time we add tax reform to Trump’s long list of accomplishments

10/26/2017 - By: Thomas Hicks, Jr.

President Trump has put forward a framework for much-needed and long-overdue reform of our tax code. Right now, we are at a competitive disadvantage for creating jobs and attracting investments crucial to increasing employment.

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Economist Says Eliminating State and Local Tax Deduction Helps Lower Taxes by $1 Trillion

10/17/2017 - By: Ali Meyer

Eliminating the state and local tax deduction through President Trump’s tax reform framework could help lower taxes by $1 trillion, according to economist Stephen Moore, who helped put the original tax plan together.

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Trump is right - tax cuts will make the economy great again

10/12/2017 - By: Lou Barletta

Back in 1986, Ronald President Reagan reignited the American dream. Through simplification and reduction, the tax code’s suffocation on income and business was lifted, reversing over a decade of stagnation in America.

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Poll by pro-Trump group finds Joe Donnelly would pay price in Indiana for voting against tax reform

10/12/2017 - By: Joseph Lawler

A pro-Trump nonprofit released polling Thursday finding that Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly would pay a political price in his home state of Indiana if he opposes the GOP tax reform effort.

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Trump’s Tax Cut Plan Provides Much Needed Simplification for the American Taxpayer

10/12/2017 - By: Douglas Ammerman

Congress has an unprecedented opportunity to get something done that benefits everyone. Reforming our broken tax system is a mandate that transcends traditional political alliances. The first step toward true reform is simplification of our overly complex and burdensome tax code.

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Survey Reveals Large Majority of Voters Dissatisfied with Federal Income Tax System, Support a Fairer and Simpler Approach

09/28/2017

A recent national survey commissioned by America First Policies reflects the American voters’ dissatisfaction with the country’s federal income tax system. The survey shows that 66 percent of American voters are dissatisfied with the current federal income tax system. Dissatisfaction is widespread with at least six in ten voters in each of the partisan voter segments registering their disapproval (Republicans 75%; Independents 66%; Democrats 61%). In addition, 82 percent of all voters polled believe...

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Tax Reform Research Results: A Simplified Tax System That Helps the Middle Class Get Ahead

09/28/2017

Recent focus groups and a national survey commissioned by America First Policies reflect American voters’ support for a simpler and fairer tax system that will directly help the middle class to keep more of their hard-earned money. The survey, a follow-up to an earlier tax poll conducted in June, shows that 61% of American voters remain dissatisfied with the current federal income tax system. When asked the open-ended question of why...

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A Huge Win for the Middle Class

09/27/2017 - By: Orrin Hatch, USA Today

The unified framework to fix our broken tax code is a major step forward for tax reform. While we hope both Republicans and Democrats will take advantage of this once-in-a-generation opportunity, we expect to hear some familiar arguments in opposition to our proposals.

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Restore Prosperity with Reform of Tax Code

09/27/2017

The unified framework to fix our broken tax code is a major step forward for tax reform. While we hope both Republicans and Democrats will take advantage of this once-in-a-generation opportunity, we expect to hear some familiar arguments in opposition to our proposals.

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GOP Poll Shows Strong Support for Tax Reform

09/26/2017

A new Republican poll released Tuesday shows strong support for Congress to overhaul the nation’s tax code this year. The poll, sponsored by a nonprofit outside group aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan, found that nearly three-fourths of voters consider tax reform an important priority for lawmakers, with 43 percent calling it a top priority.

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Carolina Comeback Serves as Inspiration for Federal Tax Reform

09/26/2017

Just how tax reform sparked the Carolina Comeback in North Carolina, President Trump’s tax reform plan will help Americans workers keep more of their hard-earned money and restore competitiveness by bringing back our jobs and spurring additional economic growth. Since 2013, North Carolina has enacted tax reform that simplified the tax code and lowered rates for hard-working individuals, families and businesses.

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New Poll Finds Bipartisan Consensus Among Voters on Need for Tax Reform

09/26/2017

There is a bipartisan consensus among American voters that Congress should make passing a comprehensive tax reform bill that lowers taxes for the middle class a top priority, according to a poll released on Tuesday. The poll, conducted last week, found that three in four voters say tax reform should either be a top priority (43 percent) or an important priority (30 percent) for Congress. Only 10 percent said tax reform is “not...

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A Tax Code for the Middle Class—Let’s Invest in the American Dream

09/26/2017

It doesn’t take an expert to see that something is stalling the American economy. 2016 was the 11th straight year that America failed to achieve 3 percent annual growth, which was our average nearly every year since 1960. I’ve heard numerous pundits act like returning to 3 percent growth is something special.

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Tax Reform Must Go Bold

09/20/2017

Whatever you think of President Trump, you know he likes to win. And a commitment to winning is exactly what we need as we enter the critical drive for tax reform that can increase workers’ paychecks, reduce the cost of living and bolster savings for the future. With more countries than ever vying for jobs and business, we need a big play for our workers, our manufacturers and all Americans.

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The High Price That American Workers Pay for Corporate Taxes

09/11/2017

The preponderance of evidence shows that the corporate income tax harms workers through lower wages. Because the U.S. has a relatively open economy, the tax is shifted from owners of capital to workers, the suppliers of labor. Reasonable estimates show that labor bears between 75 percent and 100 percent of the revenue cost of the corporate tax.

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Small-Business Owners to Congress: Do Your Job and Cut Taxes

09/08/2017

This fall, Congress should come together to secure powerful tax cuts for small businesses. Wisely targeted for a broad-based immediate impact, across-the-board rate reductions for job creators will avoid the pitfalls of hard-to-pass comprehensive legislation or hard-to-measure results that are slow to take effect.

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We Must Fix Our Self-Destructive Tax Code

09/03/2017

As we celebrate Labor Day, we are reminded of the inherent dignity of work and the American worker. In America, we honor grit. We honor determination. We honor craftsmanship. And we honor the men and women who turn dreams into reality with their own two hands.

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Poll: 7 in 10 Want Middle-Class Tax Cuts, Simpler Code

08/31/2017

Seven in ten voters want a middle-class tax cut, according to a new poll released Thursday by an outside group supporting President Trump’s agenda. The poll, commissioned by America First Policies, found that 71 percent want lower taxes for “ordinary, middle-class families,” 72 percent think the existing tax code is “archaic,” and 68 percent would like to see simpler code in which “millions of Americans could file their own taxes using just...

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America Needs Tax Reform to Spur Competition and Growth Says Jamie Dimon

08/30/2017

The United States is blessed with a combination of advantages that few other countries enjoy. We are the world’s longest surviving democracy, with an entrepreneurial culture that fosters and rewards hard work and innovation. Our natural resources are abundant.

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Tax Reform—America Needs a Tax Code That’s Good for the Country, Not Good for Washington

08/30/2017

The Constitution authorizes Congress to tax Americans to provide for the common defense and promote the general welfare. But in Washington, the professional political class has hijacked that authority to rig up a tax code that provides for the well-being of Washington, not the country.

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Trump’s Tax Reform Plan Prioritizes American Voters, Not Lobbyists

08/28/2017

Congress has not done enough this year to implement the Trump agenda. They have passed some important pieces of legislation, but on the big three signature issues of the Trump administration — health care, tax cuts, and infrastructure — they have failed to act on the will of the American people.

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Why Workers Need a Corporate Tax Cut

08/15/2017

Left-wing political groups are staging street protests and running television ads to defeat President Trump’s proposed corporate tax cut. If they succeed, the big losers will be anyone hoping for a raise or looking for a better job.

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Majority of Americans Want Tax Reform to Pass

08/01/2017

A majority of Americans on both sides of the aisle are not only unhappy with the current tax system, but they feel that a major tax reform plan needs to pass, according to a new poll from America First Policies given exclusively to Axios.

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